Clematis on the deck. From Blossom to Stem |

Summer Favorites 2016

“If it could only be like this always – always summer, always alone, the fruit always ripe and Aloysius in a good temper…”
Evelyn Waugh Brideshead Revisited
It’s been awhile since I’ve compiled a

Lake Michigan, Foster Beach, Chicago. September 2015. From Blossom to Stem |

September Favorites

“[T]hat old September feeling, left over from school days, of summer passing, vacation nearly done, obligations gathering, books and football in the air… Another fall, another turned page: there was something of